Hotels Offering Great Activities for Kids
Hotels Offering Great Activities for Kids
Planning a vacation that the whole family will enjoy can be quite a challenge. Tired parents seeking some much-needed rest and relaxation combined with bored kids seeking entertainment equals no fun for anyone. Next time you decide to travel together as a family, you may want to consider accommodations that have your children specifically in mind.
Many hotels throughout the world offer a variety of fun and exciting activities designed especially for kids-- allowing parents to take a break and enjoy some free-time of their own. Featured here are several hotels that both you and your kids will love.
Radisson Resort Gold Coast
The luxurious Queensland hotel in Carrara has a Kids' Club that will keep your children occupied for hours! Kids ages 5 to 12 are welcome, as are younger children that are accompanied by a parent. A variety of sports activities are offered as well as arts and crafts, games, puzzles, movies, and more. A fully-stocked game room is complete with a TV, several games systems, and DVD's-- along with an arcade game and table tennis to entertain the older kids. This hotel also offers childcare services at an additional charge for parents that have business obligations or are maybe just looking for a night out.
Marriott Doral Golf Resort and Spa
If Miami, Florida, is your destination, the Marriot Doral Golf Resort and Spa might be just the place for your family. Camp Doral will keep your kids busy with all kinds of fun activities-- arts and crafts, karaoke, fishing, and sports are just some of the things your kids can choose from. This hotel resort features The Blue Lagoon Water Park, home of the million-gallon pool and a fantastic water-slide where families can swim and play for hours on end. For kids that love Nickelodeon characters such as Dora the Explorer or SpongeBob Square Pants, parents can purchase a special Nickelodeon Getaway Package so their children can meet their favorite cartoon celebrity.
Barton Creek Resort & Spa
This highly-rated resort in Austin, Texas, has a solid reputation when it comes to its kid-friendly accommodations. Kids' Club at the resort caters to children from 6 months to 8 years-old, and features a number of activities including arts and crafts, games, puzzles, outdoor nature walks, and story-telling. For a more serious adventure, kids can sign up for Camp Barton. Many different-themed camps are offered, each complete with fun-filled learning experiences and a field trip that won't soon be forgotten. If quality family time is what you have in mind-- mini golfing, swimming, or even an exciting scavenger hunt are a few of the activities you can do together.
Loews Hotel Vogue
Another great choice for families with kids, the Loews Hotel Vogue in Montreal, Quebec, will have your children grinning from ear-to-ear the moment you arrive. Along with a special welcome gift, young guests at this hotel will be privy to entertainment of all varieties. From games and sports to special tours and gourmet kids' menus, your children will feel like royalty here!
Paradise Resort Gold Coast
Is a tropical vacation on the horizon for your family? The Paradise Resort Gold Coast in Australia can provide your kids with a dream vacation all their own. This enchanting resort has a never-ending list of free activities for kids to choose from. Children will find a variety of sports activities both in and out of the water including 4 pools, a climbing wall, adventure playground, swimming and even a game room. It doesn't stop there, though-- arts and crafts of nearly every sort are offered, as well as baking activities, games, special contests, movies, and more. If childcare is needed, the Zone 4 Kids Club caters to babies all the way to 12 year olds. Zone 4 Kids Club is a mini fun park that features ‘Tiny Town’ with power cars, ‘Under Water World’ and the ‘Magic Garden’ with a colorful ball pit.
Nestled against the magnificent landscapes of Sedona, Arizona, the Enchantment Resort integrates the beautiful land and colorful cultural influences of the region into its very own Camp Coyote. This day camp caters to kids ages 4 to 12 and offers a multitude of hands-on activities along with the guidance and supervision of specially trained counselors. Artistic projects include pottery and painting, while outdoor endeavors include trail walks, outdoor movies, star observation and identification and so much more. Families can spend quality time together playing tennis or ping pong, or simply splashing around in the swimming pool.
Hotels that feature unique activities especially for kids make family vacations more enjoyable for everyone. After long hours of traveling, parents can rest easy while the kids can have some fun in a safe and supervised environment. For your next vacation, reserve your accommodations at a hotel that welcomes kids-- it will be a vacation your children will remember for years to come.
This guest post was written and provided by freelance writer and consultant for Expedia, Erica Gustafson. If you are looking for
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